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Arb show thefts


Mark Bolam
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Unfortunately those types always turn up at shows. I help a mate on his stand at the Game Fair, and every year a few stands get broken into over night. I think even a dog got nicked last year. Unsurprisingly it was the same, "Trotters, transit and caravan" scumbags as the ARB show attracts

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I wonder how many are show thefts are done by people who've stood at the paydesk for ten minutes being ignored by the staff who are too busy catching up with old acquaintances and thought "bugger it"

The "professional" show robbers are altogether a different animal, definitely vermin.

End result is still the same, less of a show for the honest and patient visititors 😒

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If they can lift 3 brand new top of the range quads from a stand overnight ( like at the royal norfolk show last year) and they never seen again, there’s precious little hope they can stop a climbing rope , a zigzag and a few carabiners.

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Easiest thing to do would bolt down everything on the stands and just have a qr code ticket to pick up and take to the counter. Almost like ikea. Would take slightly longer to process but then the staff they have watching for theft could be put to better uses 

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